Isbell’s songs are more often domestic than Drive-By Truckers’ panoramas of Southern pride and infamy
I jumped and shouted like a loon
All tonight’s music is true to the values of a happy, wealthy man who values control and contentment
The music is a low, echoing shiver, the words about desperate individuals piercingly clear, the light blue
King of America returns to the UK
'I’ve often thought that if you can make a living out of something you love, that’s a Utopia - but that experience can still be more negative than positive'
George The Poet shows how difficult Tempest’s trick is
Mercury-nominated artist channels Edith Piaf but will never succeed in being quite so strange
'I had this interview in Paste magazine in 2005, when the journalist said: ‘I don’t understand what it is about people like you that had your success, and why you keep hanging on,’ and I thought, ‘Jesus Christ, I’m 37!’'
The makers have not only updated its original Depression setting but its music, remodelling old songs and inserting new ones
The enduring potency of Marr’s music elevates him and us
In their defence, there would be almost universal interest in this quintet touring one last time and a line-up with Phil Collins centre-stage would attract millions of fans
From his T-shirt to his funny, raw confessions, he ignores classical rituals
Larmer Tree Gardens, Dorset
Stripped of Grizzly Bear’s layers, Rossen has singer-songwriting strength